Virtualization vs Containerization to Support PaaS

  title={Virtualization vs Containerization to Support PaaS},
  author={Rajdeep Dua and A. Reddy Raja and Dharmesh Kakadia},
  journal={2014 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering},
PaaS vendors face challenges in efficiently providing services with the growth of their offerings. In this paper, we explore how PaaS vendors are using containers as a means of hosting Apps. The paper starts with a discussion of PaaS Use case and the current adoption of Container based PaaS architectures with the existing vendors. We explore various container implementations - Linux Containers, Docker, Warden Container, lmctfy and OpenVZ. We look at how each of this implementation handle… CONTINUE READING
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